Tracking COVID-19 in Alaska: 46 cases and no deaths reported Thursday – Anchorage Daily News

Posted: June 4, 2021 at 3:47 pm

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Alaskas average daily case counts are now trending down significantly statewide. The state last month went from a high alert level to an intermediate alert level for the first time since September, indicating less spread and fewer cases overall, though a couple regions remain at a high alert level due to higher case rates.

By Thursday, at least 320,315 people about 53% of Alaskans 12 and older had received at least their first dose of vaccine. At least 281,397 people about 46% of eligible Alaskans were considered fully vaccinated, according to the states vaccine monitoring dashboard.

Also by Thursday, there were 20 people with confirmed or suspected cases of COVID-19 in hospitals throughout the state, far below a peak in late 2020.

Of the 44 cases reported among Alaska residents Wednesday, there were 10 in Anchorage; seven in Wasilla; seven in Juneau; five in Fairbanks; three in the Prince of Wales-Hyder Census Area; two in Tok; one in Chugiak; one in Eagle River; one in Seward; one in Soldotna; one in Nikiski; one in North Pole; one in Delta Junction; one in Palmer; one in Ketchikan; and one in Wrangell.

There was also one nonresident case in Anchorage as well as one in Wasilla.

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